Martin Jay Sherwin is an author and historian specializing in the development of atomic weapons and nuclear policy. Along with Kai Bird, Sherwin co-wrote American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2006.

Books in order of publication:

A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies – 1975

American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer – 2005

Gambling with Armageddon: Nuclear Roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1945-1962 – 2020